Participation Officer

Recruiter
Burton Commercial
Location
Burton-on-Trent
Salary
£19,000 per annum
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Oct 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is currently recruiting for a Participation Officer to join their established location in Burton on Trent.

Job description:

To engage with young people to remove any barriers which prevent them from active participation in society, and to work with each young resident responding to individual needs. To link young people with positive opportunities so they can find and ignite their aspirations, and build and maintain connections so that they can thrive and achieve. To help young people increase their confidence and participation in positive activities.

Duties:

1. To encourage young people to take part in positive activities and new experiences

2. To accompany young people as necessary to daunting or difficult appointments

3. To encourage young people to take up education, training and volunteering opportunities

4. To provide access and connections with local agencies, mentors and employers

5. To work closely with the Mediation Officer in assessing the needs of young people including accommodation needs

6. To assist young people to maintain their accommodation through embedding good life skills

7. To be responsible for your own health and safety and for those around you

8. To comply with all Burton policies and procedures and be fully committed to safeguarding and equality when carrying out duties

9. To contribute to the overarching aims

The working hours are 40 hours per week over 5 days, paying a salary of £19,000 pa.

If you are interested in this role, please apply online or email your CV to or alternatively, please call and speak with Jessica!